Highlights

Wikimedia Highlights, February 2014

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for February 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, February 2014

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of February (March 6, 2014) Contents 1 Data…

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A GLAMorous romance

QR codes at Joan Miró Foundation, 2011 One of the most fruitful collaborations between the community of Catalan-speaking Wikipedians and the GLAM institutions (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, and Museums) is taking place at the Joan Miró Foundation in Barcelona. Let’s peer into this little love story between GLAMwiki pioneers. The first…

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Wikimedia RU expands Wikipedia Voice intro project to include music

Recently, Wikimedia RU (the Russian Wikimedia chapter) successfully launched the Russian version of the “Wikipedia voice intro project” and expanded it to incorporate the “WikiMusic” project. Now it not only covers celebrity voices but also free music – which prior to this had no significant presence in any Wikimedia project….

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For Rexford Nkansah, Wikipedia represents the future of education for his country

Despite its growing economy, Ghana is not the first place one would associate with technology, but for 20-year-old native Rexford Nkansah, it’s second nature. Wikipedians attending WikiAfrica’s Open Africa 2014 course in Cape Town in February of 2014. From left: Abel Asrat, Rexford Nkansah, Michael Phoya, Cyriac Gbogou, and Erina…

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Wikimedia-RU changes Russian Civil Code

On March 12, 2014, the Federal Law that introduced changes to the prime source of Russian civil law, the Civil Code, was signed. This sign-off brought to life many amendments that Russian members of Wikipedia have been eager to see for a long time. The main changes relevant to Wikimedia…

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Wikimedia Highlights, January 2014

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for January 2014, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, January 2014

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of January (February 6, 2014) Contents 1 Data…

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Wikimedia Highlights, December 2013

For versions in other languages, please check the wiki version of this report, or add your own translation there! Highlights from the Wikimedia Foundation Report and the Wikimedia engineering report for December 2013, with a selection of other important events from the Wikimedia movement Contents 1 Wikimedia Foundation highlights 1.1…

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Wikimedia Foundation Report, December 2013

You are more than welcome to edit the wiki version of this report for the purposes of usefulness, presentation, etc., and to add translations of the “Highlights” excerpts.   Video of the monthly Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting covering the month of December (January 9, 2014) Contents 1 Data…

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